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Office Update

Following the recent relaxation in the governments COVID-19 restrictions, Tracy and Angela are beginning the process of resuming normal service provision, they have returned to work at the office this week, so may be contacted using the office number; however please note that due to the COVID-19 restrictions the office is not open to visitors […] Read Full Story

Meet SHAC’s Volunteers

Are you thinking of volunteering in the local community? Wondering what it’s like to be a volunteer befriender?  Three of SHAC’s fantastic volunteers tell their stories in our “befriending during isolation with SHAC” video.   As the COVID-19 lock-down measures continue, Surrey’s lonely, vulnerable and isolated folks need you, now more than ever! To volunteer, […] Read Full Story

You can Make a Difference!

There are many older people living near us who are lonely and isolated with little or no family contact that would really appreciate a chat with a friend. This friendship can make a really big difference in both the lives of the older person and their volunteer. So if you feel you could help an […] Read Full Story

Volunteers Week

  This week, (1st – 7th June 2020) marks volunteers week; whilst the current COVID-19 lockdown means that we cannot celebrate the work of our wonderful volunteers in the way we would like, everyone at SHAC would like to take this opportunity to thank all our fantastic volunteers for their hard work, whether they be […] Read Full Story

SC Johnson Donation

We at Surrey Heath Age Concern were delighted to receive £2,000 from SC Johnson in Frimley to help us continue our vital work in the community in these difficult times . Read Full Story

Coronavirus Support Fund

  We are very pleased to announce that, Surrey Heath Age Concern was recently awarded a grant of £4,875.00 under Community Foundation for Surrey’s “Coronavirus Support Fund” This grant is very gratefully received and will help us to continue with our vital work, supporting Surrey Heath’s older, vulnerable residents during this unprecedented time of national […] Read Full Story

Temporary Office Closure

We have taken the decision to temporarily close SHAC’s office in accordance with the current Government advice on the Coronavirus outbreak. Should you need to contact us, please call Tracy on 07902 772585 between 9 am & 9 pm. We will let you know here, when normal service returns in the meantime, take care, stay […] Read Full Story

Coronavirus Additional Information

The official advice from the government can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus for everyone’s safety please follow this. The government are giving daily news conferences to keep everyone up-to-date with the situation, so stay tuned to your news channel. Read Full Story

Coronavirus Information

We know that many of you will have concerns about the current situation regarding the Cornavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. SHAC have released the statement below and we will keep you updated here. It is with regret that we announce that we have Closed our Rainbow Cafe temporarily. This was not an easy decision but we had […] Read Full Story

Thank You Eleciserve

A massive Thank You to our friends at electrical contractors, Eleciserve and their Managing Director Bobby Predeville. Eleciserve are purchasing a freezer for us for use in the Rainbow Cafe as well as amending the sign writing on the cafe windows. The freezer will help improve the quality of service that we are able to […] Read Full Story

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